Marco jansen
Marco jansen. (Picture Supply: Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Photos/Getty Photos)

South Africa have named all-rounder Marco Jansen as Dwaine Pretorius’ alternative within the T20 World Cup squad. The latter acquired injured through the just lately concluded India tour the place the Proteas performed three T20Is and ODIs every and misplaced each sequence by a 2-1 margin. Jansen was earlier a part of the reserve gamers’ listing for the World Cup however an harm to Pretorius has opened up a chance for him to shine within the mega occasion.

In the meantime, Cricket South Africa waited earlier on Pretorius’ health and solely named Jansen as his alternative for the ODIs towards India. Jansen ended up taking part in the third and remaining ODI of the sequence scoring 14 runs with the bat. Nonetheless, he wasn’t as spectacular with the ball conceding 43 runs in 5.1 overs. 

However with the T20 World Cup set to be performed in Australia, Marco Jansen and the Proteas staff will likely be hoping for his or her pacers to get some assist from the surfaces.

Marco Jansen has performed only one T20I thus far

Apparently, Marco Jansen has performed solely a solitary T20I in his profession thus far. He made his debut within the format in June 2022 towards India and returned with the figures of 1/38 in his 4 overs. Jansen featured for Sunrisers Hyderabad within the Indian Premier League (IPL) and fared decently choosing up 9 wickets at an economic system of 8.39. He will likely be trying to profit from the prospect he has acquired through the World Cup.

With India tour executed and dusted, South Africa will now journey to Australia for the mega occasion. They’re scheduled to begin their marketing campaign on October 24 towards the qualifying staff on the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Their subsequent matches are towards Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and the second qualifying staff. The staff had fared properly within the earlier mega occasion solely to overlook the semi-final berth because of web run-rate and can hope to go one step forward this time round.